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Junior Julianna Ho displays some of the rings shes been selling for her new jewelry business, Juliannas Jewelry.

Julianna Ho’s jewelry business a shining success

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Jewelry is a complicated business, and one that not many students get involved with. Despite this, people in the San Ramon area get to witness the start of a new local jewelry business from a Cal High...

‘A Little Late with Lilly Singh’ puts a new spin on late night

Ridhi Goyal, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Late night television is widely known for its comedic hosts, masked political commentary, and occasionally cringe-worthy games with guests (looking at you, Jimmy Fallon). But one show has been a trailblazer...

The largely famous corporation Disney continues to soar with its success; meanwhile, long standing animation studio Blue Sky Studios closes its doors.

Shutting down Blue Sky Studios shows Disney’s influence

Shiphrah Moses, Managing Editor March 12, 2021

After 34 years, Disney is pulling the plug on Blue Sky Studios. The studio that brought us iconic films such as “Ice Age” and “Rio” will now close its doors in April. The studio’s closure...

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ is not as mediocre as the average Disney film

Evan Heinz, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Almost like a manifestation, Disney released on March 5 a new Southeast Asian themed movie, “Raya and the Last Dragon”, preaching the importance of unity during these times of great division within...

Despite introducing its first Southeast Asian princess in Raya and the Last Dragon, Disney fails to realize through the films representation that not all people of Asian descent are entirely the same.

‘Raya and The Last Dragon’ raises questions over authenticity and representation

Michelle Nguyen , Features Editor March 12, 2021

Disney has always done an iffy job when it comes to legitimate representation, and their latest film, “Raya and The Last Dragon”, is no exception. Despite the film’s nod to many Southeast Asian...

‘Framing Britney Spears’ sheds light on pop star’s life

Asiyah Ally, A&E Editor March 12, 2021

“Oops, I did it again. I played with your heart, got lost in the game. Oh baby, baby.” Those familiar words were sung in the 1998 breakthrough song by the one and only Britney Spears, one of the...

Serenity like no other

Sammy Minoza, Guest Writer March 12, 2021

As any artist can attest, the hardest thing to do is saying the most with the least. Understanding how to make every brush stroke count, to make each musical note punch greater than the five before...

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